Resolving a prolonged DDoS

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http://serverfault.com – I've been totally unable to use my server for the last couple of days. I've been contacting the owners of the IP's who are attacking me but its an uphill battle. Since I don't know who is doing the attack, what can I do to stop the attack? I've already talked to the colocation center and they told me that they don't do any ddos mitigation(although I have a list of IP's from before my server went down.) I've considered bouncing the packets to some of the smaller hosts which are attacking in hopes that they go down but I really don't like the idea of shooting the messenger. I don't understand (HowTos)